9th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Martin

Relevance of the Sequential Experimentation for Quartz Stone Tools Sabine Martin University of Exeter Quartz is one of the most common raw materials used for the myriad stone tools found throughout the Paleolithic and is present in a variety of geological contexts. Its relative abundance and its poor aptitude for controlled knapping procedures especially when … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Eren and Gurtov

Lower Paleolithic bipolar reduction and hominin selection of quartz at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania: what’s the connection? Metin I. Eren (1) & Alia N. Gurtov (2) 1. Department of Anthropology, University of Kent, UK; Department of Archaeology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, United States 2. Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States Numerous researchers … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Svein Vatsvåg Nielsen

Lithic experiments in rescue archaeology – a case from Southern Norway Svein Vatsvåg Nielsen Archaeology in Norway is development-led. Through the Cultural Heritage Act, no development initiatives can proceed without archaeological surveys in the areas, which are performed by the County Council. All monuments and other traces of people predating 1537 are legally protected in … Continue reading